Secure Web Gateway

Top Rated Secure Web Gateway Products

These products won a Top Rated award for having excellent customer satisfaction ratings. The list is based purely on reviews; there is no paid placement, and analyst opinions do not influence the rankings. Read more about the Top Rated criteria.

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Secure Web Gateway Overview

What are Secure Web Gateways?

Secure web gateways were generally appliance-based security solutions to prevent advanced threats, block unauthorized access to systems or websites, stop malware, and monitor real-time activity across websites accessed by users within the institution. Software and cloud-based platforms now perform this function as well.

Secure Web Gateway Products

(1-25 of 33) Sorted by Most Reviews

Forcepoint Web Security
56 ratings
62 reviews
Top Rated
Austin-based company Forcepoint (formerly Websense) offers Forcepoint Web Security, a cloud security platform.
Cisco Umbrella
42 ratings
38 reviews
Top Rated
Cisco now offers OpenDNS Umbrella Web Filtering. Cisco acquired OpenDNS in August 2015, and rebranded the product as Cisco Umbrella.
Zscaler Internet Access
20 ratings
10 reviews
Zscaler Internet Access is delivered as a security stack as a service from the cloud, and is designed to eliminate the cost and complexity of traditional secure web gateway approaches, and provide easily scaled protection to all offices or users, regardless of location, and minimize network and appl…
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
3 ratings
8 reviews
Trend Micro offers the Smart Protection Suite with XGen, an endpoint security suite including data loss prevention and mobile device protection. The Smart Prtection Endpoint Suite is the basic edition. The Smart Protection Complete Suite also includes a message security gateway for specific applicat…
Barracuda Web Security Gateway
15 ratings
7 reviews
Barracuda Web Security Gateways now available in the 200 through 1000 series provide web content filtering as well as access and advanced threat protection, and are available as physical appliances, virtual appliances, or as a SaaS.
Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA)
17 ratings
6 reviews
Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA), powered by Cisco Talos, protects by automatically blocking risky sites and testing unknown sites before allowing users to link to them, helping with compliance. It is available models S690, S390, and S190.
McAfee Web Gateway
4 ratings
2 reviews
McAfee Web Gateway is presented by the vendor as high-performance on-premises web security, that can be deployed as dedicated hardware or a virtual machine. With it, users can enforce internet-use policies, analyze the nature and intent of content and active code entering the network, and use DLP te…
Sophos Secure Web Gateway
6 ratings
2 reviews
Sophos offers Secure Web Gateway, a web security gateway.
Cisco Cloud Web Security
10 ratings
1 review
Cisco offers Cloud Web Security (a, internet security platform / web security gateway), based on technology acquired from ScanSafe.
Smoothwall SWG
1 rating
1 review
Smoothwall SWG is the web security gateway and content filtering from UK company Smoothwall.
Cyren DNS Security (Cyren Web Security)
1 rating
1 review
Cyren DNS Security is an automated, location-based service for managing and protecting web usage. Delivered from the cloud as a SaaS service, it allows users to protect employees at headquarters, visitors in remote offices, customers at your retail stores, or students on a campus. With a simple setu…
Symantec ProxySG and Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG)
5 ratings
1 review
Symantec Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG) is web access gateway "as-a-service" solution.
Barracuda Content Shield
1 rating
1 review
Barracuda Content Shield and Content Shield Plus for MSPs are cloud-based service that combines robust content filtering, file-based protection, granular policy enforcement and reporting, simple centralized management, and real-time threat intelligence to protect users and organizations. Its proxy-f…
Clearswift SECURE Web Gateway (SWG)
The Clearswift SECURE Web Gateway (SWG), developed by UK-headquartered multi-national company Clearswift, is a web security gateway. Clearswift was acquried by HelpSystems in late 2019. It is now a HelpSystems company and brand.
Symantec Web Security Service
Symantec Web Security Service (WSS) is a line of defense against modern day cyber threats. It provides secure web services, enables enterprises to control access, protects users from threats, and secures their sensitive data.
Trend Micro InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance
InterScan Web security Virtual Appliance from Trend Micro is a web security gateway solution.
WebTitan is the web security gateway and content filtering solution offered by Irish company TitanHQ.
A10 Thunder CFW
A10 Networks offers A10 Thunder CFW (for Convergent Firewall), a combined firewall and secure web gateway.
Trend Micro Web Security
Trend Micro Web Security is a software that protects users from internet threats, and helps gain control over cloud app usage. Its deployment model provides users with the flexibility to deploy gateways on-premises, in the cloud, or both—protecting users no matter where they are. One cloud-based man…
iboss Distributed Gateway Platform
iboss in Boston offers their cloud-based secure web gateway, the iboss Distributed Gateway Platform, supporting general content filtering and also malware detection and threat protection.
Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection Isolation Personal Browsing Defense
Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection (TAP) Isolation Personal Browsing Defense provides both secure web browsing and email access for individuals in an organization, providing URL isolation, defense against malicious URLs, prevention of JavaScript, and other protective tools.
Check Point Next Generation Secure Gateway
Check Point Next Generation Secure Gateway provides URL filtering and other techniques for preventing the transmission of malicious applications.
IBM Secure Gateway
The IBM Secure Gateway provides a secure connection between anything and anything, allowing the user to quickly set up gateways to connect your environments, manage the mapping between your local and remote destinations, and monitor all of your traffic.
Comodo Dome Secure Web Gateway
Comodo Security headquartered in New Jersey offers the Cdome suite of products, including the Dome Secure Web Gateway, a non-hardware solution for easy policy creation and management, and advanced threat protection.
Mimecast Web Security
Mimecast Web Security protects against malicious web activity initiated by user action or malware and blocks business-inappropriate websites based on customer-configured policies and Mimecast’s threat intelligence capabilities.